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Inscription

upper right in brown ink: chop (Coppia?); by later hand on mount, lower center in brown ink: A: Caracci; inscriptions are visible on verso but not legible since sheet is laid down

Provenance

Paul Sandby, London (1725-1809) (Lugt 2112). William Bates, Birmingham, England (1824-1884) (Lugt 2604). Private collection (sale Sotheby's, London, 6 March 1973, no. 272; to "Dupont"); Seiferheld and Co., New York; William B. O'Neal [1907-1988], Charlottesville, VA, June 1973; gift to NGA, 1988.

Exhibition History
1993
Drawings from the O'Neal Collection. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993, 1.
1996
Drawings from the O'Neal Collection, Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, 4 May-16 June, 1996.
Bibliography
1978
Frommel, Christoph Luitpold. "'Disegno' und Ausführung: Ergänzungen zu Baldassare Peruzzis figuralem Oeuvre," in Kunst als Bedeutungsträger, Gedenkschrift für Günter Bandmann. Berlin, 1978: 240-242, fig. 19.